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Date: 1953-06-28 

Description: Samuel Cardinal Stritch of Chicago blessing the new chapel at Saint Coletta school for exceptional children in Jefferson.

Photograph

High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the facade and side of a high school building. A postman walks along the sidewalk, looking at the camera, while a man sits in his carriage, also...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the dining hall at Northwestern University.

Date: 1948-03-05 

Description: Harold E. Stassen (left), in Fort Atkinson, visiting with left to right: W.D. Hoard, publisher; Jefferson County Sheriff R.J. Gibson; James LeChance, Palmy...

Date: 1900-04-29 

Description: View of the Globe Milling Company, built in 1848, and the Lewis Factory on the Rock River. In the distance is a dam, bridge, and barbershop.

Date: 1901-05 

Description: Children stand along the shoreline watching young boys standing in boats fishing with dip nets in the Crawfish River. In the background is a bridge spannin...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A Christmas tree decorated with ornaments and dolls is displayed with framed portraits of a man and woman on either side. A frame of artificial snow and ic...

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Description: Letterhead of the Jefferson County Clerk's office, with a three-quarter view of a building with a clock tower and people walking near the building. Printed...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Norwegian Octagon church, built in 1852 and torn down about 1891 or 1892.

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: The Jefferson Prairie Marker, a monument marking the settlement of Jefferson Prairie in 1838. The text on the marker reads: Ole Knutson Nattestad, first No...

Photograph

Mound Marker

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of the panther itaglio effigy mound marker, located on Highway 106 West. The text on the marker reads, "Panther Intaglio Effigy; Panther Type, Length...

Date: 1917-09 

Description: A man is posing standing and holding the steering wheel, and a boy is sitting in the passenger seat of an International Model F (or 31) truck operated by F...

Historical Object

Album Page with Cousins

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: An album page comprises five photographic prints and a watercolor painting of a shooting star (Dodecatheon) flower. The photograph at lower right was taken...

Photograph

Model Dairy Farm

Date:  date unknown

Description: A model dairy farm maintained by Hoard's "Dairyman Magazine" for experimental purposes. Two women are walking in the driveway near the buildings on the rig...

Historical Object

Fargo Ancestors

Date: 1917 before

Description: An album page with mounted copies of six photographic portraits of three generations of the Fargo family. They include Robert Fargo (1766(?)-1849), his son...

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Date: 1956-06-30 

Description: A bride and groom comes down the aisle after their wedding at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. The bride is Deborah Wells Jones; h...

Date: 1899-09-04 

Description: A head and shoulders photographic portrait of Stuart Fargo is mounted to a hand-painted album page. The watercolor painting is of four stems of blue cornfl...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the W.D. Hoard Company printing office.

Date: 2008 

Description: Located at 109 North Center Avenue, this service station was built by Sylvester "Sal" Spangler.

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